It will take place in a dome just like Super Bowl 51 did … but much further north, where the weather outside the venue won’t be as inviting.
Granted, Minneapolis, with its state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium, will be ready to host the Super Bowl and show off its fancy digs to the world.
Justin Timberlake will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
Lewis was a 13-time Pro Bowler over a 17-year career spent entirely with the Ravens. He was the Defensive Player of the Year twice and helped the Ravens win each of the Super Bowl titles in 2000 and 2012. He was the MVP of Super Bowl XXXV and finished his career with 1,336 total tackles, 41 1/2 sacks and 31 interceptions. If there was any one player who was a lock for the 2018 class, it was Lewis.
Moss was one of the most dangerous receivers the NFL has ever seen. With blazing speed thanks to a long stride that comes with his 6-4 frame, Moss was capable of a big play every time he touched the ball. The former Marshall receiver was a first-round pick of the Vikings in the 1998 draft and had an immediate impact with 69 catches for 1,313 yards and a league-high 17 touchdowns in his first year. He finished his 14-year career, that included six Pro Bowl selections, with 982 receptions (15th all-time) for 15,292 yards (fourth) and 156 touchdowns (second).
Shazier suffered a serious spinal injury in a Dec. 4 game against the Bengals and has been recovering from a spinal stabilization surgery, which he underwent on Dec. 6.
Despite Shazier’s struggles, his father, Vernon, said his son reclaimed feeling in his legs last month.
Shazier made appearances at Heinz Field for games against the Patriots and Browns in December and visited his teammates at practice in January. He shared a photo of himself in a wheelchair on the sidelines, writing that he’s “far from done” with football and working “day-by-day” to get better.
Despite missing all of training camp and a pair of games this season — the season opener (due to a contract holdout) and the season finale (for rest) — and adjusting to a completely different defense under new coordinator Wade Phillips, Donald leads all defensive tackles in each of those respective categories this season, as well. Let that marinate for a second …